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Benefits of Video Management Systems

Video Management Systems and Video Management Software are an essential part of any video security surveillance solution. Benefits and advantages of almost every VMS include:

  • Flexibility and ease of use
  • Scalability
  • Cloud, server or edge-based storage
  • Camera compatibility via ONVIF standards
  • System and device integrations
  • User-friendly interfaces
  • Alert customizations
  • Multi-site applications

What is a Video Management System (VMS)?

By combining software and hardware, a video management system (VMS) helps users automatically monitor events from any number of surveillance (CCTV) cameras, alarms, or sensors. VMS hardware can include cameras, encoders for analog camera systems, and servers for video processing and storage.

Video Management System (VMS) Considerations

There are numerous benefits of video management software and systems, however, every industry will have different prerequisites to secure and safeguard their people, place, and property. Some factors to consider when choosing a VMS include:

  • Industry best practices
  • Organization size
  • Business case and requirements
  • Deployment issues
  • VMS packages and bundles
  • Camera brands and features
  • Open platform vs closed platform
  • Integration requirements
  • Video analytic features
  • Cost and plans
  • Future requirements and scope

Video Management Resources

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